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HYDROMETEOROLOGICAL DISCUSSION
MIDDLE ATLANTIC RIVER FORECAST CENTER
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE STATE COLLEGE PA
 915 AM EDT SUN JUL 27 2014

SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS SATURDAY WERE STRONGEST OVER WESTERN MARYLAND,
THE EASTERN PANHANDLE OF WEST VIRGINIA AND NORTHERN VIRGINIA WHERE ONE
TO TWO INCHES OF RAINFALL OCCURRED.

  Value  County                St  Location
   1.92  Garrett               MD  Oakland
   1.56  Grant                 WV  Bayard
   1.50  Shenandoah            VA  Smith Ck/Cn IFLOWS
   1.42  independent city      VA  Norfolk
   1.31  Hardy                 WV  Moorefield
   1.31  Pendleton             WV  Upper Tract RAWS
   1.26  Sussex                DE  Laurel Airport DEOS
   1.23  Page                  VA  Naked C. IFLOWS
   1.21  Grant                 WV  Petersburg
   1.19  Tucker                WV  Davis 4SE
   1.19  Rockingham            VA  Bergton NW IFLOWS
   1.10  King William          VA  Croaker 3N NERRS
   1.07  Hardy                 WV  Moorefield
   1.02  Sussex                DE  Redden
   1.00  Grant                 WV  Petersburg GOES

THE FOCUS LATER TODAY AND TONIGHT WILL BE FROM WEST VIRGINIA THROUGH
CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA AND INTO SOUTHERN NEW YORK WHERE AN ADDITIONAL INCH
OR MORE OF BASIN AVERAGED RAINFALL IS EXPECTED. POINT AMOUNTS MAY EXCEED
TWO INCHES.

ON MONDAY A COLD FRONT WILL PUSH SOUTHEAST THROUGH THE BASINS WITH
ADDITIONAL SHOWERS AND PERHAPS A THUNDERSTORM. THE BULK OF THE RAINFALL
WILL BE UP NORTH WHERE ANOTHER QUARTER TO HALF INCH IS EXPECTED.

DRY WEATHER WILL RETURN TO ALL THE BASINS MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY AS IT
TURNS DRIER AND MUCH COOLER.

ON AREA RIVERS AND CREEKS, GENERAL MINOR RISES OF 1 TO 3 FEET ARE
EXPECTED ACROSS MUCH OF THE SUSQUEHANNA, DELAWARE AND POTOMAC BASINS
INTO TUESDAY. LOCALLY SHARP RISES ARE POSSIBLE ON SMALLER RIVERS AND
CREEKS NEAR STRONGER THUNDERSTORMS.

ALL DAILY RIVER FORECASTS WILL BE AVAILABLE SHORTLY.

TJR




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